Worksheet: Relating Addition to Subtraction: Numbers up to 10

In this worksheet, we will practice writing a family of addition and subtraction facts linking three numbers up to 10.

Q1:

There are 5 green counters and 4 blue counters.

There are 9 counters altogether.

Finish the family of facts.

  • A
  • B+
  • C=

Q2:

Here are two number sentences that have a missing number: 96=,6+=9. What is the missing number that completes both of the number sentences?

Q3:

The total number of building blocks is 3+5=8. Write a subtraction equation to show how many building blocks are green.

  • A53=2
  • B85=3
  • C83=5
  • D85=2

Q4:

Daniel has 4 yellow balloons and 5 green balloons.

Write an addition equation to represent the total number of balloons.

  • A54=1
  • B85=4
  • C3+5=8
  • D4+5=9

Write a subtraction equation to show how many balloons are yellow.

  • A94=5
  • B95=4
  • C4+4=8
  • D4+5=9

Q5:

As shown in the following diagram, 1+3=4.

Complete the following: 1=3.

Complete the following: 4=1.

Q6:

There are 9 balls in total which are represented by 5+4=9.

Write a subtraction equation to show how many balls are green.

  • A94=4
  • B95=4
  • C94=5
  • D95=5

Write a subtraction equation to show how many balls are blue.

  • A95=5
  • B94=5
  • C95=4
  • D94=4

Q7:

There are 4 red birds and 2 yellow birds.

Fill in the blank: 4+2=.

Fill in the blank: 6=2.

Fill in the blank: 2+=6.

Fill in the blank: 6=4.

Q8:

Look at the part whole model and then answer the questions.

Choose the correct addition equation.

  • A2+5=2
  • B2+3=5
  • C23=5

Choose the correct subtraction equation.

  • A35=2
  • B2+3=5
  • C53=2

Choose another correct subtraction equation.

  • A35=2
  • B52=3
  • C23=5

Q9:

There are 2 green caps and 3 red caps. The total number of caps is given by 2+3=5. Write a subtraction equation to show how many caps are red.

  • A32=1
  • B52=3
  • C53=2
  • D52=2

Q10:

There are 4 apples and 2 bananas. What is the mathematical sentence that matches the result if we eat the 2 bananas?

  • A6+4=2.
  • B62=4.
  • C42=6.

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